Listed below are countries whose passport holders are allowed to be in South Africa either for 90 days or 30 days without a visa.
If you cannot find your country in the lists, you will need to apply for a visa at least four weeks BEFORE arriving in South Africa, as visas are not issued at ports of entry in South Africa.
In other words, if you need to have a visa and you arrive in South Africa without one, you will be sent back to your country of origin immediately.
Passport holders of the following countries may remain in South Africa for up to 90 days without a visa.
|United States of America||Israel|
|United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland||Italy|
|African Union Laissez Passer||Luxemburg|
|Denmark||St Vincent & the Grenadines|
|France||Tanzania (90 days per year)|
|Greece||British Islands Bailiwick of Guernsey and Jersey, Isle of Man and Virgin Islands.|
|Iceland||Republic of Ireland|
Also Including the Following:
British Oversees Territories who are in possession of British passports namely: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, St Helena and Dependencies (Ascension Island, Gough Island and Tristan da Cunha), Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, the Sovereign Base Areas on Cyprus South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and the Turks and Caicos Island.
Passport holders of the following countries may remain in South Africa for 30 days without a visa.
|Antigua and Barbuda||Malaysia|
|Hong Kong [only with regard to holders of Hong Kong British National Overseas passports and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region passports]||South Korea|
|Macau [only with regard to holders of Macau Special Administrative Region passports (MSAR)]||Zambia|